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Oct 11, 2012 4:30am PDT
. cbs 5 reporter anne makovec is in hayward now with michaela garecht's mother's reaction to new developments. >> reporter: the police department here eagerly awaiting the results of the test. they first tested the bones here with inconclusive results and the bone is being sent to a lab in virginia. results who that bone belonged to could take weeks. investigators want to know if it belongs to michaela garecht. she was abducted in hayward in 1988. she was nine years old. that bone was initially given to the family of another victim joanne hobson's remains found in a linden well in february when hobson's family received the remains. they ordered the tests. they were suspicious when they saw the site dug up with a backhoe. 28 of the bone fragments given to that family belonged to at least three other people including a child between the ages 56 and 14. >> that's truly shameful. i have to thank joanne hobson's family because they received their daughter's remains and rather than just accepting it this went to the trouble of having it tested. >> reporter: i sketch of michaela's alleg
Oct 8, 2012 4:30am PDT
cbs 5 reporter elissa harrington is in downtown oakland where the damage is still being assessed. >> reporter: good morning, we're here on 20th and franklin where it happened. on the ground you can see a broken beer bottle, paint splashed across the california bank and trust branch, windows broken a lot of them now boarded up. i counted 12 of these large glass windows with some damage. the same thing with businesses across the street. this all happened yesterday. these protestors trashed several blocks in downtown oakland but it all started as an antiwar rally. protestors marking the 11th anniversary of the start of the war in afghanistan. a group of about 200 left from frank ogawa plaza for a march around 7:00 but by 8:15 they had dispersed and went on a vandalism spree. city hall was damaged, protestors smashing the windows. they damaged a half dozen other businesses including the "oakland tribune" offices, three banks, a kaiser permanente and a.c. transit office and the oakland scientific facility. you're seeing damage on the corner and they covered about three blocks in the d
Oct 9, 2012 4:30am PDT
him from office for good. cbs 5 reporter elissa harrington in san francisco with more on what's at stake this morning. good morning. >>> reporter: good morning. this is going to be a huge decision because this could set the precedent for misconduct cases in the future. after nine months of hearings at city hall, we might find out today if ross mirkarimi keeps his job or is removed from office. he was elected last fall then suspended without pay by mayor ed lee shortly after being sworn in. he pleaded guilty to misdemeanor false imprisonment related to a domestic violence dispute with his wife. eliana lopez showed a neighbor her bruised arm in this video in when he grabbed her in an argument. he was sentenced to three years' probation, fined and a year of counseling. the mayor claims his guilty plea makes him unfit to hold office. meanwhile mayor lee is facing his own criticism accused of perjury. he testified he had not spoken to any of the 11 supervisors before suspending mirkarimi. a former board of supervisors candidate said he did seeking advice. those board of supervisors will
Oct 12, 2012 4:30am PDT
for a loss round. >> reporter: who won? it depends who you ask. polls are mixed. in a cbs news poll of uncommitted voters, 50% thought the vice president run, 31% sided for ryan and 19% called it a tie. 56% thought biden would be an effective president if necessary compared with 49% for ryan. not surprisingly, both sides claimed victory. mitt romney's campaign said biden seemed off balance and strange. the president's team said the debate exposed the risks of electing a romney/ryan ticket. the next presidential debate is tuesday. randall pinkston, cbs news, danville, kentucky. >>> as for the men at the top of the ticket, president obama will remain in washington today to prepare for his next debate next week and mitt romney will be campaigning in the battleground states of ohio and virginia friday. so who do you think won the debate? tell us why, too. you can comment on facebook or twitter, or email us at >>> meanwhile, ryan's making some news for something other than the debate. "time" magazine has released photos of the wisconsin congressman working out. they ar
Oct 10, 2012 4:30am PDT
mirkarimi ready to go back to work as san francisco's sheriff. cbs 5 reporter anne makovec is at city hall where supervisors voted to save his job. >> reporter: seven of the 11 voters voted to remove mirkarimi from office permanently. but nine needed to do so for that to actually happen. so ross mirkarimi is coming back to work here at city hall this morning as sheriff of san francisco. >> i want to mend fences with all parties. i look forward to demonstrating why the people elected me as sheriff and look forward for me and my family to move in a place where we hopefully will achieve some normalcy. >> reporter: the marathon board of supervisors meeting lasted about nine hours yesterday and in the end, supervisors kim, olague, campos and avalos voted in favor of ross mirkarimi keeping his job despite pleading guilty to false imprisonment days before he was sworn in, in january. the ethics commit recommended he be removed from office permanently. during a long public comment period yesterday we heard from both sides. >> we put him in office, and if we want him out, we'll take him o
Oct 15, 2012 4:30am PDT
here on cbs 5. >>> in san francisco, election officials plan to speed up the results of the race for supervisor. the first time preliminary voting will be made available on election night. previously they waited to make the election counts. >>> families of 9/11 victims will have a chance to watch hearings in cuba for men charged with the terrorist attacks, including the self- professed master mind of the attacks. the sessions are closed to the public but relatives can register to see the hearings at military forts in new jersey, massachusetts, maryland and brooklyn. >>> the 14-year-old pakistani girl shot in the head by the taliban was flown to an undisclosed location in britain and doctors say they are optimistic about her recovery. >>> the nobel prize in economics goes to two americans for their theory of stable allocation and practice of market design. >>> 4:41, just getting started. gas prices are starting to go down but maybe not for long. >>> plus the edge of earth's atmosphere, the unheard of attempt to break the sound barrier in a free fall. >>> and what happened during a fir
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